Women, everywhere, have had enough. Enough of living with constant threat of violence, enough of being undervalued, enough of accepting patriarchal attitudes, enough of being disrespected because of their gender. That's why we #orangetheworld during #16days of activism. Have you joined yet? Thanks for the art and your feminist activism @juliaillustrerar!
Gabriela* and her son faced years of abuse from her former partner. When she fell into depression and needed support, she received a visit from a lawyer named Viviana. See link in bio to hear her story 🔊 #HearMeToo#16days
We are not waiting to be saved. We are our own SHEroes, rising up for our rights and fighting for a safer world for everyone. Will you #StandUp4HumanRights with us? Thanks for the art and your feminist activism, @rubyst!
"Child marriage is not a rare and unusual practice: it’s common, although now beginning to decrease on average globally. However, in times of crises, rates of child marriage can increase, such as in refugee camps, where marriage can seem to offer protection, stability and security," says Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. #HearMeToo#16days#orangetheworld
#MeToo has brought out the ugly face of violence into the light: the abuses of power that repress reporting and diminish the facts, and that exclude or crush opposition. This movement has also shown us that when our voices come together, we can affect change. We must keep up the momentum until nobody has to say #MeToo anymore.
Many women and girls who experience physical & sexual violence still lack access to quality multi-sectoral services. These services are essential as they provide needed support to survivors of violence, by keeping them safe, providing health care for their injuries, responding to their sexual and reproductive health needs, including provision of post-rape care and counselling, and facilitating their access to the police and justice system. #HearMeToo#16days#orangetheworld
Violence against women and girls is not always visible. This #16days of activism against gender-based violence, let’s check in with each other and show that we stand with all survivors. #HearMeToo#orangetheworld
1 in 3 women experience violence in their lifetime, across all social status, class, race, country or age group. Even 1 woman is too many. As #16days of activism continues, stand with survivors and activists who are saying #HearMeToo and help us #orangetheworld!
Thank you for the art and your feminist activism @manjitthapp!